HEAVY HAIL LEADS TO DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ON ROADS AROUND DONEGAL THIS EVENING

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Image of Hail accumulations today in Meenaroy Co.Donegal Image by Alex Woodward

Image of Hail accumulations today in Meenaroy Co.Donegal Image by Alex Woodward


Heavy hail and Thunderstorms have today left some roads around Co.Donegal in a very poor state. 

On the R250 road at Menaroy a mini bus got stuck around 5:30pm this evening after a big thunderstorm hit the area leading to big hail accumulations.

Some cars had to pull in because conditions at the time where so bad and others ended up also getting stuck due to the hail and slippery conditions. 

The traffic built up and people ended up pushing cars to get the traffic flowing.

Since lunchtime today heavy showers and thunderstorms have been affecting parts of the north and west with the worst of these showers over the counties of Donegal, Tyrone ,Leitirm ,Sligo ,Mayo and Roscommon where a number of lightning strikes showed up on radar today.

The main reason for such big hail amounts falling was due to how slow these thunderstorms where moving today.

   Meenaroy fintown this evening around 7:00PM image by Carol Gibbons

 Meenaroy fintown this evening around 7:00PM image by Carol Gibbons


Heavy Hail on the Menaroy road Donegal video send on by Lavinia Woodward

                                     

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